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for Independent Weekly Vol. 16 Issue 37, Sept 1998
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Starting in the year 2000, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Computer Initiative will require incoming freshmen to have a Microsoft Windows-based PC laptop. This emphasis on uniformity over personal choice has been questioned by some faculty and students.
While U.S. Senator Lauch Faircloth seeks to garner women's votes through co-sponsorship of a breast-cancer stamp and voting for $1 billion for cancer research, his record shows he actually voted against spending more than that. For example, in 1993, he opposed the expenditure of $2.1 billion for cancer research.